Episode 153: Tomodachi Life

Episode 153: Tomodachi Life

"What the hell is Tomodachi Life?"  Was my first question upon hearing the name of the new 3DS title.  Coming from Nintendo, you could guess it would be something interesting at the very least.  What you get is one of the more entertaining life simulator games where your created Miis of friends and family interact in interesting and entertaining ways on a secluded island.  Though only two Athletes purchased Tomodachi Life, all were able to give it a try with some demo codes that were provided with the retail copy of the game.

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Episode 150: Mario Kart 8

Episode 150: Mario Kart 8

It's episode 150 and we forgot to plan something special.  Mario Kart 8, however, more than made up for our lack planning and foresight.  The two Wii U owners of the group both bought MK8, and one of the Athletes bought a Wii U specifically for it.  As usual, we cover some of the new additions, our thoughts, but also have a discussion on what qualifies Mario Kart 8 as "beaten."

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Episode 149: Watch_Dogs

Episode 149: Watch_Dogs

Delay after delay, hype heaped upon hype.  To many it seemed that Watch_Dogs was never going to come out.  How could it possibly live up to all the hype and fervor generated for the fateful 2012 E3?  The delays could likely be a sign that Ubisoft had been unable to keep their promises?  Surely Watch_Dogs could have been a candidate for indefinite hiatus only to be officially cancelled years down the road.  Seemingly against all odds, Watch_Dogs is now available to the grubby masses.  As usual the Athletes dissect the game in question and talk controls, missions, the "seamless" multiplayer, characters, and how Watch_Dogs compares to similar games in the genre.

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Delaying my Enthusiasm

Delaying my Enthusiasm

Anyone that has been a gamer their entire life will tell you that when release day of a game you have been drooling over for months finally arrives, you feel like a 10 year old kid on Christmas morning again.  Here I sit as a 30 year old man reading the news that FarCry 4 is coming out in November of this year!  This just became my most looked forward to game of the year.  It also means Christmas will be a month early when I get my hands on that frustratingly tight wrapper encasing my copy of FarCry 4 on November 18th...

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